Row over whether foreign airlines and ETS rumbles on and ICAO is incapable of producing an effective carbon scheme
Date added: 13 November, 2011
India, Russia and Japan, to take the fight against the ETS to the ICAO, the UN
agency that sets airline standards. Brussels is standing firm. Jeff Gazzard argues
that as ICAO is run exclusively for the aviation industry, it is institutionally
incapable of imposing any global system of taxes or charges to reduce aviation’s
CO2 emissions. Everyone knows ICAO cannot, and will not, do it.
Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011. Filed in Climate Change News.